T&H Head Start Enrollment

Open for 2023-24 School Year

It’s time to enroll for the 2023-2024 Head Start School year! Head Start is a federally funded program that promotes school readiness by enhancing children’s social, physical, and cognitive development….

Health & Safety

Free Legal Clinics in Spring & Summer

By SAFV - for Victims/Survivors of Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault

Meet with a lawyer for consultation on divorce, custody, protective orders, and Family Law matters. 20-minute appts. will be held between 1-3pm at Harrigan Centennial Hall. To sign up for…

Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences, Education, Environment & Recycling

Summer Programs for Alaska Native Students

Kindergarten thru HS - From Sealaska Heritage

Learn More about Sealaska Heritage 2023 Summer Programs at HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS Opening the Box: High School STEAM Academy: June 2-11 – overnight camp @ UAS for students entering…

HIstory & Social Justice, Learning & Fun

Social Justice & Racial Equity Book Club

Sponsored by Sitka Counseling & Prevention

Meets every other Wednesday from 7-8:30pm at 111 Metlakatla St. Books available from our library Cozy space, easy atmosphere, snacks provided Transportation also available if needed Email for more…

Environment & Recycling, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Seafood Shares from Alaskans Own

2023 Sign-ups Now Available

Monthly Seafood Shares provide you with a selection of the freshest fish, with convenient monthly delivery. We use the most sustainable fishing practices, and process fish with the highest quality…

Health & Safety, Learning & Fun

Recovery Dharma Sitka

Peer-led Group Based on Buddhist Principles

We welcome all those who wish to pursue recovery from any addiction, including process addictions and co-dependence. Join us on Tuesdays from 6-7:30pm at Yoga Union (115 College Drive). To…


Sitka Cancer Society Raffle 2023

Features Ocean Wave Quilt & Two Other Prizes

The Sitka Cancer Survivors Society annual raffle is being held this spring and summer. Raffle tickets were sold at the CGSWA Rainy Day Bazaar, and sales will continue through the…

UAS Dates to Remember

For 2023 Summer & Fall Semesters

UAS Fall 2023 Schedule Available NOW – View it at Important Dates relating to Fall Semester Classes: Priority Registration (program students): Monday, April 3 Open Registration (all students): Monday,…

Environment & Recycling, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Local Food & Garden Resources

Listing Posted by Transition Sitka

Sitka Local Foods Network (SLFN) – The Sitka Local Foods Network is a 501(c)3 non-profit group whose mission is to increase the amount of locally produced and harvested food in…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

Build New Sitka Community Gardens

Two Organizations Reach Out for Participants

The Blatchley Community Garden was closed in the spring of 2016, and since then Sitka hasn’t had a true community garden. Now, Transition Sitka and the Sitka Local Foods Network…

Environment & Recycling, Housing, Transportation

Electrification Fact Sheets (& links)

Provided by Transition Sitka thru March 31st

Transition Sitka has compiled five “Electrification Fact Sheets” which will be available to the public at the Electrification Expo on Sat. March 18th. For people wanting to know more about…

Alaska Native Culture, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Traditional Foods Guide

By SEARHC Health Promotion, Kake & Wrangell Advisory Teams & SE Alaska Volunteers

The Traditional Foods Guide is made possible through the SEARHC Health Promotion Department, the Kake and Wrangell Traditional Foods advisory teams, and several volunteers in Southeast Alaska. The guide is…

ADF&G Seal color from FB

Sitka Sound Herring Fishery

Update #1 Released by ADF&G

Aerial surveys have begun for the 2023 Sitka Sound herring season. The survey flight conducted on March 13 covered Sitka Sound from Biorka Island to Krestof Sound. Survey conditions were…

Food, Gardening & Foraging

Sitka Food Coop Open

In the Franklin Building Every Tues. & Wed.

Open Tuesdays 3-7pm and Wednesdays 12-6pm. No membership needed to shop retail. March Delivery/Pick-up Days are Tuesdays: March 7, 14, 21, 28, and April 4. Produce “extras” expected to be…

Transportation, Visitors

Ferry Summer Schedule

Is Now Open!

The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) has released its Summer 2023 schedule, and bookings are now open! You’re invited to explore the beautiful coastal regions of Alaska with AMHS this…


Spring Clean-Up 2023 Postponed

March 1st Announcement from CBS

The City and Borough of Sitka announces the annual Spring Clean Up event — typically held in April — will be postponed until August this year – due to construction…

Roadless Rule Restored to Tongass

Praise from SE Alaska Conservation Council

The National Roadless Rule has been restored to the Tongass National Forest, per press release from Southeast Alaska Conservation Council. Read more at “The Biden administration has finalized the…

Health & Safety, Marine & Maritime

Marine Safety Instructor Training

By AMSEA in Seward in April

AMSEA is holding a five and 1/2-day USCG-accepted course in Seward, AK April 24 – 29. The class is taught by Jerry Dzugan and Laura Schneider. The cost is $995,…

Education, Food, Gardening & Foraging, Marine & Maritime

Aquaculture Semester

Study Sustainable Ocean Farming in Sitka, Alaska

If you are interested in aquaculture and mariculture, we invite you to enhance your studies with a field-based program in Sitka, Alaska! Join us for this semester intensive program in…

Marine & Maritime

For Sale: 1973 Rawson Sloop

Crescent Harbor, Float 5, Slip #38

1973 Rawson 30’ sloop. $1000. Crescent Harbor, Float 5, Slip #38.  Phone (907) 738-605o & leave a message.

Arts & Sciences, Education, Learning & Fun

Seminar for Rising HS Juniors & Seniors

Outer Coast in Summer in Sitka

This July, we are running our sixth Summer Seminar for rising high school juniors and seniors. Academics, labor & service, and self-governance, and creating transformative learning experiences for students. The…

Alaska Native Culture, Arts & Sciences, Fundraisers

Donations of Art, Jewelry, Books

Sought by Friends of S.J. Museum

We’d love your help:  The Friends of Sheldon Jackson Museum are gearing up for our spring silent auction! All proceeds from sales at the auction go to the Alaska Native…

Arts & Sciences, HIstory & Social Justice

Elizabeth Peratrovich Day

Declared a National Holiday by US Senate

From David Kanosh on Feb. 16, 2023:  We get a little bit of good news!  I hope the day has been a good one for all!  Gunalchéesh for being a…

Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun, Outdoors & Recreation

Tongass Mist Writing Retreat

April Writing Workshop in Sitka

Tongass Mist Writing Retreat Wednesday:  April 12 – Sunday April 16 with visiting writer Rita Banerjee Retreat Package provides inclusive workshops, literary readings, wilderness tours, and communal meals on Sitka…

Arts & Sciences, Outdoors & Recreation

Sitka Nature Posts

By Matt Goff - Continuing in 2023

Sitka naturalist & photojournalist Matt Goff continues his “blog of photos, observations, and thoughts chronicling my journey as a naturalist learning my place (almost exclusively in the Sitka Area).” Here…

Arts & Sciences, Food, Gardening & Foraging

Irish Music Continues at Beak

Most Saturdays Around 3pm - Give or Take

The group varies from week-to-week (depending on who shows up): ceoltóir (musician) fidléir (fiddler) seinnteoir fliúite (flutist) seinnteoir giotár (guitarist) imreoir banjo (banjoist) píopaí na hÉireann (Irish bagpipes) Almost forgot…

Arts & Sciences, Learning & Fun, Marine & Maritime

Summer Camp June & July 2023

By Sitka Science Center, For Kids, Familes & Adults

Join us this summer as we offer over 10 different summer camps, suitable for a variety of ages. Camps will include a combination of art, design, engineering, and outdoor excursions…

Government, Health & Safety, HIstory & Social Justice

Rescue Relief Household Program

From Central Council Tlingit & Haida

Tlingit & Haida is pleased to announce the Rescue Relief Household program. The program is funded through the American Rescue Plan Act and provides $1,000 per tribal citizen within an…


Seeking Host Families

For Sitka AFS High School Exchange 2023-24

The Sitka AFS high school exchange program is seeking two more Sitka families to host students for the next school year. This year, students are from Latvia, Morocco, Cameroon and…

Business, Government, HIstory & Social Justice

Small Business Relief Program 2023

From Central Council Tlingit & Haida

Tlingit & Haida has relaunched the Rescue Small Business Relief program and is now accepting applications. Tribal citizens who are small business owners and have been impacted by COVID-19 are…

Arts & Sciences, Education, Learning & Fun

Sitka Fine Arts Camp 2023

Registration is Open!

Registration for all four Sitka Fine Arts Camp 2023 programs opened at midnight on January 1. Program Director Kenley Jackson and Executive Director Roger Schmidt joined KCAW’s Peter Apathy in…


Outer Coast Year 2023-24 Application Opens

Applicants Considered on Rolling Basis Till April 1st

The Outer Coast Year is a transformative, community-based, student-governed postsecondary program for high school graduates. Key features of the Year: Interdisciplinary seminars for college credit that develop students’ communication and…

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